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Chicago-area officials tell man he can't hold 'slumber parties' for the homeless during extreme cold

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Chicago-area leaders and police threatened to condemn a man's home after he let a group of homeless people stay in his basement during single-digit temperatures in December. The homeless people were forced to leave, but the man said he’s working to find other options for taking care of the homeless.\n(Smileus/Getty Images)

As temperatures dropped into the single digits, a suburban Chicago man tried to help the homeless people in his neighborhood by letting them sleep in his basement.

But when city officials and police heard about the "slumber party," they arrived on his doorstep with a warrant and threatened to condemn his home.

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